FEATURED NEWS

  • Qantas resurrects Perth-Singapore route

    Qantas will return to the Perth-Singapore route from June 26, 2015, as part of a number of improvements for West Australian travellers, operating five return Boeing 737 Perth-Singapore services each week. ..


  • WTTC Global Summit embraces change

    The head of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has called on the travel sector to learn to deal with disruption within the industry and focus on innovation. ..


  • New Sydney airport set to rival JFK

    Sydney’s new airport for Badgerys Creek could rival the size of New York’s JFK International Airport, according to a leak of confidential plans. ..


  • Airport profits fly high while service levels sink

    Levels of service satisfaction at Australia’s major airports continue to disappoint while profits for the owners continue to rise, according to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) latest Airport Monitoring Report for 2013-14. ..


  • Keynote speaker announced for IMEX Frankfurt

    Bill McDermott (pictured), chief executive of business software company SAP, will deliver the keynote speech at the opening ceremony of business events expo IMEX, to be held in Frankfurt next month. ..


  • MEA to launch new Sydney trade show

    Meetings and Events Australia (MEA) is to launch a new events trade show in Sydney, The Event Show – Sydney. ..


  • No pain no gain for Brisbane

    Australia’s leading experts in pain management converged on the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) this week for the 35th Annual Australian Pain Society Conference. ..


  • Adelaide turns out for ACC opening

    Eighteen thousand people streamed through the doors of the Adelaide Convention Centre (ACC) over four days earlier this month to attend a number of free and ticketed events marking the official opening of the Centre’s new West Building. ..


  • Hobart to get business events push

    Business Events Tasmania has reaffirmed its commitment to working with the City of Hobart to develop and support Hobart as a business events destination. ..


  • VEIC welcomes review of visitor economy

    The Victoria Events Industry Council (VEIC) has welcomed the state government’s recent announcement regarding the proposed Victorian Visitor Economy Review, saying it will benefit the events industry. ..


Domestic News
International News
  • Abu Dhabi’s summer of fun

    Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) has unveiled the Abu Dhabi Summer Season programme for 2015, packed with different headline shows from across the world. ..


  • Passport free travel across the ditch

    Scrapping passports for New Zealanders and Australians crossing the Tasman would boost travel both ways across the ditch, says the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA). ..